Anthony RichardsAssistant Athletic Trainer
Anthony started at Hope College in August 2017 as an assistant athletic trainer. He will be working primarily with men's soccer and men's basketball while overseeing women's soccer. He will also be helping cover all other sports when needed. He comes to Hope from Central Michigan University where he worked for three years.
- M.A., sports administration, Central Michigan University, 2016
- B.S., athletic training/sports medicine with a minor in personal and community health, Central Michigan University, 2013
After graduation in 2013, Anthony worked as an intern assistant athletic trainer at Florida Gulf Coast University, where he primarily worked with the women's swimming and diving team and the men's and women's cross country teams. He returned to Central Michigan University in fall 2014 where he spent two seasons with women's volleyball, the 2015 inaugural season with women's lacrosse while overseeing women's soccer, and spent his last year working with the football program. He was a part of the medical staff for the 2014 Popeye's Bahamas Bowl, the 2015 Quick Lane Bowl and the 2016 Miami Beach Bowl.
Awards and Recognition
- Mid-American Conference Sports Medicine Association Memorial Scholarship Recipient, 2012
Why Do You Love Hope?
Anthony loves the family and friendly environment that surrounds Hope. It is a very welcoming community that he feels honored to be a part of. The high standards set in academics and athletics is what sets this institution apart from the others.
Outside the College
Anthony and his wife Miranda enjoy spending their time with family and friends, boating, traveling and volunteering/donating their time back to the local community.